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The International Peace Research Association (IPRA) conferences serve as vital platforms for scholars, policymakers, and practitioners from around the world to convene and exchange ideas on peace and conflict resolution. These conferences provide a dynamic space for interdisciplinary discussions, showcasing cutting-edge research, innovative methodologies, and practical strategies aimed at fostering peace and mitigating conflict on a global scale. With a diverse range of participants representing various fields such as political science, sociology, psychology, and international relations, IPRA conferences facilitate collaboration and networking, ultimately contributing to the advancement of peace studies and the promotion of sustainable peacebuilding initiatives worldwide.
IPRA is the most respected scholarly association in this field. IPRA has links with many research institutions and is a member of the International Social Science Council. In 1989, IPRA received the UNESCO prize for Peace Education.
IPRA has five regional associations: Asia-Pacific Peace Research Association (APPRA), Africa Peace Research and Education Association (AFPREA), European Peace Research Association (EUPRA), Latin American Peace Research Association (CLAIP) and Peace and Justice Association (North America). The regional associations organize their own conventions.
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